Jul. 9, 2020
The centuries-old Kırkpınar olive oil wrestling championship will reportedly not go ahead until the end of summer or autumn. The decision was made by the event organizers after consulting with Turkey’s Ministry of Health.
Jun. 9, 2020
An association of Italian farmers warns that the sector could lose €1 billion in 2020. As the lockdown eases, farmhouses are finding new ways to safely attract tourists.
Mar. 6, 2020
Among the fruit and coffee plantations of Minas Gerais, olive trees have taken root. Despite the region's unconventional climate, local producers are creating a new kind of olive oil culture in Brazil.
Oct. 15, 2019
Four Montenegrin olive harvesting experts delivered the small country its first World Olive Picking Championship, defeating two-time champion Croatia. Neighboring Bosnia and Herzegovina finished in second place.
Sep. 23, 2019
In the southwestern village of Stella Cilento, children will enjoy an afternoon snack of bread and olive oil provided by the town, after helping with the harvest.
Sep. 19, 2019
Early Celts in the French region of Burgundy imported olive oil from the Mediterranean around 500 BCE, a new study shows. The find is the earliest evidence of olive oil use in Central Europe.
Sep. 4, 2019
Seven small-scale Syrian farmers were given new hope for a better future as they learned new skills from farming communities in Piedmont and Liguria.
Jul. 11, 2019
Guía Oliva 2019 will rate and describe extra virgin olive oils sold in Chile. The authors intend to educate consumers about what is going on in the Chilean olive oil world.
Aug. 1, 2018
The territory including the olive groves of the slopes between Assisi and Spoleto was designed as the first Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System in Italy.
Jul. 26, 2018
Tunisian producers are exploring how olives, one of the country's biggest natural resources, can potentially lure a new kind of tourist.
Jul. 17, 2018
The modest door of an electrical supplies store leads you to a small haven for olive oil lovers.
Jun. 1, 2018
The discovery pushes the time table for olive oil production in Italy back more than 700 years earlier than previously thought.
May. 31, 2018
The seventh edition of the contest took place during the international food exhibition Cibus.